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Biomass power industry assessment of key players and approaches for DOE and industry interaction. by United States. Dept. of Energy.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Energy in Washington, DC (1000 Independence Ave., SW, Washington 20585) .
Written in English



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Edition Notes

ContributionsNational Renewable Energy Laboratory (U.S.)
LC ClassificationsTP360 .U564 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 30, 4 p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL890571M
LC Control Number95180519

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